“And the crushing of these hopes and dreams is what Sabyn Javeri leverages with incredible skill.” Casey Harding reviews â€˜Nobody Killed Herâ€™, by Sabyn Javeri.Read More
“The narrative is fragmented and nightmarish, existing in a state of almost-perpetual darkness, but perhaps necessarily so…”
Jacob Silkstone reviews ‘Z213: Exit’, the first volume in Dimitris Lyacos’ Poena Damni trilogy.
“Its fragmentation gives … the impression of a Japanese fan: a wealth of perspectives, intricate etchings in every panel…”
Pratyusha Prakash on Natalie Wee’s â€˜Our Bodies & Other Fine Machinesâ€™.
“As with all good books, the questions it poses linger long after the final page…”
Jacob Silkstone reviews Mushtaq Bilal’s collection of interviews with Pakistan’s leading English-language fiction writers.
“These poems hold a devotional quality of their own…”
Leeya Mehta reviews ‘Final Cut’, Saleem Peeradina’s fifth collection of poems.
“Leaving traces of its own continual metamorphosis, the book is an echo chamber, a hall of mirrors.”
Katy Lewis Hood reviews â€˜Unbearable Splendorâ€™, by Sun Yung Shin.
“One of Humpadoriâ€™s organising principles might be the deceptive kookiness with which it expresses its existential concerns; its aesthetic gaudiness at first seems brash and colourful, but over time seems increasingly oppressive and threatening…” Dave Coates reviews Vidhu Aggarwal’s debut collection.Read More
“I have come to believe that much of qÉ™ne poetry is virtually untranslatable, at least in a way that does not compromise its integrity…” Bahrnegash Bellete on the challenges (and rewards) of translating from Amharic to English.Read More
“Often regarded as one of the pioneers of women’s war writing in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lazarevska represents an alternative to the heroic war discourse…” Maida SalkanoviÄ‡ on Alma Lazarevska’s groundbreaking ‘Death in the Museum of Modern Art’.Read More
“he is said to have stolen a corpseâ€™s limb from the morgue, and to have brought a panther home to his wife on their wedding day…”Read More